October 19, 2018 - TCO
Good and bad 5K advice
The Twin Cities Orthopedics Vikings 5K is almost here, and, whether you plan to participate as a runner, walker or spectator, we want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible. Take a look at the good and bad 5K advice we gathered in hopes of making your TCO Vikings 5K experience one to remember.
Bad 5K advice: Fill your water bottle with grape pop like this guy, because purple.
Good 5K advice: Fill with half water/half sports drink for optimal hydration and electrolytes.
Bad 5K advice: Literally couch-to-5K.
Good 5K advice: Arrive an hour early, spend at least 15 minutes on dynamic warm-up, run at YOUR own pace, and HAVE FUN!
Bad 5K advice: Wear your comfy slippers.
Good 5K advice: Find a pair of shoes that fit comfortably and add some miles ahead of raceday.
Bad 5K advice: Shout directly into a runner’s ear using a megaphone.
Good 5K advice: Hold signs, clang cowbells, clap, whistle & cheer for all participants. At a safe distance, of course.
More expert advice
Check out more running tips from TCO experts, and have fun at the TCO Vikings 5K!